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Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
things like funding for pbs and never had explained his position supporting bankruptcy for the american auto industry. obama rescued the american auto industry, our largest industrial industry, it never came up. on the very heart of the romney economic plan, on the tax cut, why did he insist on the deductions? they're not details, the president called them. they're not loopholes, they're mortgag mortgages, charitable deductions, state and local. huge issues at the very heart of the romney economic plan. the 47%, he let romney come out there as a guy who cared about people and social security. he's on the record with his fundraisers where you pay $50,000 to hear what he really thinks as using your phrase. he said these people were all moochers and bums. on health care, four or five times he slipped away. romney in recent days has said if you have a health problem, you're poor and live in an apartment, as he put it, we won't let you die there, you're going to go to the emergency room. that is the romney economic health care plan. at each point he said on pre-existing conditions only if yo
NBC
Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
to pbs, the home to big bird. that's less than $100 million a year, just a fraction of the overall federal budget. >> thank goodness somebody's finally cracking down on big bird! who knew that he was responsible for all these deficits? elmo's got to watch out. >> reporter: meanwhile, a past presidential nominee, former vice president al gore, who had his own debate struggles, offered this unusual explanation for mr. obama's uninspired performance, blaming the high altitude in denver. >> obama arrived in denver just a few hours before the debate started. romney did his debate prep in denver. when you go to 5,000 feet -- >> exactly. >> -- and you only have a few hours to adjust -- >> that's interesting. >> -- i don't know. >> reporter: after hearing those comments and being asked about them last night mitt romney laughed al gore's answer off. after virginia, savannah, the president will head off to the battleground state of ohio and mitt romney goes to florida where he campaigns this weekend, the president ultimately ending up in california for a fund-raising event including a concer
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am PDT
pbs. >> mitt romney taking on our enemies no matter what the mess. >> i'm not sure what the question is, senator. i guess i'm -- >> i know. >> this is the bad that just does get attention. what is your reaction to it? >> i think it probably gets attention, but, again, it may show posit of ideas and way to criticize mitt romney. the fact is the economy is still in very bad shape and, obviously, the american people are still in very difficult conditions and the one thing that president obama can't run on is his record. and so big bird, i guess, is a fun thing to talk about. i love big bird. i'm for an earmark for big bird. >> i know you are. i know you are. you're on the record on that. a new poll shows mitt romney taking the lead 49% to 45%. a complete reversal from about two weeks ago. a guy here last time around four years ago, how does he close the deal? what advice would you give him? i heard you the other day, he hasn't asked, but what advice would you give mitt romney that you wish you had gotten at this stage four years ago? >> i wish i had been a better candidate. no. i think
NBC
Oct 7, 2012 8:00am EDT
wanted to cut the federal subsidy to pbs, the network that carries "sesame street." >> it seemed fit to go find him perched at the weekend update desk last night on "saturday night live." take a look. >> big bird, so how did you find out your name had been mentioned in the debate? >> i got a million tweets. >> okay. so you're on twitter? >> no, i'm a bird. tweeting is how we talk. >> okay. so, big bird, has being mentioned in the debate aked you at all? >> it has. i feel like i'm famous now. i was walking down the street the other day and i felt like everybody recognized me. >> okay. >> it's so weird to think that just a few days ago i could just blend in like every other perfectly normal eight-foot-tall talking bird. >> he was totally bipartisan, no politic, just a fun moment. >> that was the only way he was going to come on and do the show. he is not political in any way, just big and yellow. >> we all know who he is. still to come on "today" we have a roundup of the week's top entertainment news, the "grease" reunion of sorts to a sex tape scandal regarding a legend. >>> a man
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 7:00am PDT
spoofed mister roger's neighborhood as the campaign talks about cutting pbs funding. >> hello, neighbor. you see this. called a wallet. inside of a wallet, well, that's where money goes. now, do you know what money is? i'm guessing no because you're watching public television. >> fallon also got a advice friday mr. obama and joked that the president's debate performance taught kids a new word, choke. it is 8:05. back to al for a check of your weather. hey, al. >> thanks so much, natalie. we're here at coast guard station miami beach, and the men and women of the coast guard here tasked with thousands of -- checking thousands of miles of coastline, all the way down, and they do a heck of a job. we're going to be documenting that on a special series on the weather channel starting tonight, 9:00. "coast guard florida." check it out. let's check out what we've got going on for you for today. pick city of the day, what a surprise. miami. and we are looking at some nice weather today. nbc 6, partly sunny and scattered thundershowers. a high of about 85 degrees. satellite radar, got
NBC
Oct 5, 2012 7:00am PDT
pbs, home of big bird. that's less than $100 million a year, a fraction of the overall federal budget. >> thank goodness somebody is finally cracking down on big bird. who knew that he was responsible for all the deficits. elmo has to watch out! >> reporter: a past presidential nominee, al gore, who had his own debate struggles offered this unusual explanation for mr. obama's uninspired performance, blaming high altitude in denver. >> obama arrived in denver just a few hours before the debate started. romney did his debate prep in denver. when you go to 5,000 feet. >> exactly. >> and you only have a few hours to adjust, i don't know. >> reporter: after hearing those comments and being asked about them, mitt romney laughed al gore's answer off. after virginia, savannah, the president heads to ohio, and mitt romney to florida where he campaigns this weekend. the president ending up in california for a fund-raiser, including a concert with john bon jovi, katy perry, and stevie wonder. >> thanks. chuck todd, nbc's political director and correspondent. good morning to you. >> good m
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
worry about, it's sesame street. >> i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs. >> mitt romney, taking on our enemies no matter where they nest. >> i'm not even sure what the question is, senator, but i'm just -- this is the kind of ad that just does get attention, so what's your reaction to it? >> oh, i think it probably gets attention, but, again, it may show a paucity of ideas and ways to criticize mitt romney. the fact is that the economy is still in very bad shape, and obviously the american people are still in very difficult conditions, and the -- and the one thing that president obama can't run on is his record, and so big bird i guess is a fun thing to talk about. i love big bird. i'm for an earmark for big bird. >> i know you are. i know you are. i'm on the record for that. the new poll that shows mitt romney taking the lead, 49% to 45%, it's a complete reversal from about two weeks ago. as the guy who was here last time around four years ago, how does he close the deal? what advice would you give him, and i heard you the other day, he hasn't asked, but what advice would you give
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
of 50. >> i'm going to stop other things. i like pbs, i love big bird and actually like you. >> the fallout from mitt romney's big bird comment is not going away any time soon. in fact it's the focus of a new ad from the obama campaign. >> bernie madoff, criminals, gut ons of greed and the evil genius who towered over them. one man has the guts to speak his name. >> big bird. >> big bird, big bird. >> it's me, big bird. >> mitt romney knows it's not wall street you have to worry about, it's sesame street. >> the obama team is even deploying a person dressed in a yellow costume to appear at romney events. mitt romney visits iowa this morning. romney and president obama make stops in ohio today as well. the president will be at ohio state university, one of more than 30 college campuses he's visited this year. at the same time the first lady will bow on the campaign trail in northern virginia. michelle obama will speak to supporters at the loudoun county fairgrounds in leesburg. doors open at 2:45 this afternoon. >>> a montgomery county high school athlete may have suffered a spinal i
NBC
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
stop the subsidy to pbs. i'm going to stop other things. i like pbs. i like big bird. i actually like you, too. but i'm not going to keep on spending money on things to borrow money from china to pay for. that's number one. >> that comment definitely ruffled some feathers. in fact, someone created a twitter handle "fired big bird." he or she has sent out several tweets and pictures, fired big bird has already more than 23,000 followers. >>> the vice presidential candidates will face off in their only debate a week from today. it will take place at center college in danville, kentucky. the maryland congressman chris van holland has been playing the role of paul ryan. >>> the next presidential debate will be on october 16th in long island, new york. the second debate will take place on the campus of hofstra university and will be in the format of a town hall meeting. that means undecided voters will ask the questions. the candidates will focus on foreign and co-do mdomestic pol. >>> tim kaine is opening up a gap in the virginia senate race. tim kaine is leading republican george allen 4
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 4:00am EDT
latest add to cut funding for pbs. >> big bird. big bird. he's focused on saving big bird. it's kind of a strange thing in my view because i'm focused on helping the american people get good jobs. >> reporter: sesame street asked the president to pull the big bird ad. >> twice in the six month lead up you had bombings at our compound there in benghazi and it's 9/11 in libya. what other warnings do you need? >> reporter: warnings for president obama romney's closing the gap. the latest poll, reuters has them tied, gallup has him up by 2 and q has them up by 4. >> reporter: we were talking about polls in the battleground state. it also looks like according to other polls that pennsylvania and michigan may no longer be safe bets for the president. lynn? >> tracie pots for us in washington. tracie, thank you. >>> a 70-year-old man has become the first person in florida to die from the meningitis outbreak. that brings the death toll to 12. now two lawmakers say they'll write legislation giving the fda more power over specialty pharmacies like the one believed to be at the center of the outbr
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 4:00am PDT
to pbs. >> mitt romney taking on our enemies no matter where they nest. >> this comes as the 2012 presidential election is just four weeks away, and now new polls show the race between president obama and republican rival mitt romney is closer than ever. nbc's tracie potts has more from washington. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. they're raising a lot of money, too. which is why we'll see more of those ads. romney today in iowa and ohio. speaking of campaign slogans, turns out he may end up repeating a new one he coined yesterday. we first heard it on monday. he argued president obama's policies made the world more dangerous. >> the risk of conflict in the region is higher now than when the president took office. >> reporter: romney promised to create one person to deal with the middle east, arm syria's rebels, sanction iran if needed, expand the navy and push free trade. democrats weren't impressed. >> i'm a professor. if one of my students turned it in, they would get a c because he gave absolutely no specifics. >> reporter: pew has it up four points, gallup says
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 4:00am PDT
funding for pbs. >> big bird. big bird. big bird. he's focused on saving big bird is kind of a strange thing in my view because, you see, i'm focused on helping the american people get good jobs. >> reporter: sesame street's now asked the obama campaign to pull the big bird ad, yet there are weightier questions here as congress looks into whether the u.s. was warned of the deadly libya attack. >> twice in the six-month lead-up you had bombings at our compound there in benghazi and it's 9/11 in libya. what other warnings do you need? >> reporter: warnings of trouble now for president obama romney's closing the gap. the latest poll, reuters has them tied, gallup has romney up by 2, pew has him up by 4. it's not just ohio which you mentioned earlier. new polls now in pennsylvania and michigan show they may not be as sure of a bet for president obama as originally thought. lynn? >> tracie potts in washington, thanks. >>> elsewhere a 70-year-old man has become the first person in florida to die from the meningitis outbreak. that brings the death toll nationwide to 12 at least 119 people in
NBC
Oct 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
. >> i'm sorry, jim, i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs. i like pbs. i love big bird. i like you, too, but i'm not going to keep on spending money on things to borrow money from china to pay for. that's number one. >> well, that has sparked several big bird twitter accounts and twit pics. one user has used the handle fired big bird and tweeted this picture. it already has more than 23,000 followers. the race is tightening in two of the bat ground states, according to the latest nbc news "wall street journal" maris poll. in virginia, the president leads mitt romney by 2%. that's within the margin of error. he led there by 4% last month. the race is even tighter in florida. president obama leads his republican rival by just 1%. and we'll have much more on last night's debate throughout the morning. nbc news senior political editor mark murray will join us live later this morning to break down what the candidates needed to accomplish and whether they were successful. >> let's go to melissa live at the news4 news desk. >> we've just learned first lady michelle obama will travel to loudoun
NBC
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am PDT
you interrupted me was -- >> the former pbs newsman even got stung by romney after a question about what he would eliminate from federal funding. >> so i'll get rid of that. i'm sorry, jim, i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs and stop other things. i like pbs, i love big bird and actually like you too. but i'm not going to keep on spending money on things to borrow money from china to pay for it. >> no surprise that moment took off on twitter. there were 17,000 tweets per point in big bird and 10,000 tweets per minute for pbs. >> there's something just wrong of thinking about big bird getting unemployment checks. >>> people here in the bay area weighing in on what they think won last night's debate and that includes a group of political science students from san jose state. they watched that debate together in downtown san jose last night. after it was over, even some of the president's biggest supporters, they were in that room and felt that romney did have a slight edge. >> overall romney, from my perspective, did a little bit better. he wasn't as specific as obama, but he set ou
NBC
Oct 7, 2012 7:00am PDT
funding for pbs. last night on "saturday night live," the beloved big bird responded. >> do you have any political statement you would like to make? >> i don't want to ruffle any feathers. i do have a political joke. may i tell it? >> of course. >> you're going to laugh. this is funny. >> okay. can't wait. >> you know who loves debates? >> who? >> the fishes. it's a thinker. >> big bird told seth myers he learned he was mentioned during the debate via twitter. >>> coming up in 20 minutes, we'll sit down with nbc bay area political analyst larry gerston for his take on what both presidential candidates need to do in their next debate. plus, we'll preview this week's vice presidential debate as well. >>> still ahead on "today in the bay," police in riot gear in san francisco after a protest gets out of hand. details coming up next. >>> looking live at the boats that will participate in america's cup today. if you don't want to brave crowds and traffic, stick with us here on nbc bay area. we'll have live coverage starting at 1:30 this afternoon. >>> this morning 22 people face charges a
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
republican mitt romney mentioned directly cutting funding for pbs. have a listen. >> do you have any political statement you'd like to make? >> no, i don't want to ruffle any feathers. but i do have a political joke. may i tell it? >> yeah, of course. >> okay. you're going to laugh. this is funny. you know who -- who loves debates? >> who? >> defishes. it's a thinker. >> oh, yes, certainly is. now, big bird had a good time telling seth myers that he learned he was mentioned during the debate through twitter. after all we should know that sesame street does have wi-fi. if mitt romney has his way, they may not have wi-fi or i guess even have a street. >> that was a great little bit they did there. so a little bit cooler start to the week. >> it's going to be very interesting weather. >> we like interesting. >> we do. we really dodged a bullet over the course of the weekend but the same area of low pressure that could have brought us showers actually stirred up our atmosphere to prevent that fog from settling to the surface. that's why you were able to see those blue angels so vividly.
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
back up. >>> a little warning for some pb & j fans. a massive recall for a list of popular peanut butter brands expanding this morning. new mexico-based sunland adding more store prabrand names to it recall list. they provide peanut butter to major chains. some of the brand names through target archer farms, safeway open nature and fresh & easy to and a quarter a few. also on the list, nature valley, earth balance and serious food. this recall first started after some people started getting sick after eating trader joe's brand peanut butter. centers for disease control and prevention says there are at least 30 cases of salmonella illnesses across 19 states. >>> 5:51. coming up, new worries for parents. why there soon may be a diaper shortage. >>> no shortage of ipads. one out of every four americans now has a tablet. we'll take a look at what that means coming up in business. r t? no, what is it? starting october 20, 2012, if you have a 408 or 669 number, you'll need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number for all calls. o.k., but what if i have an 408 number and i'm ca
NBC
Oct 4, 2012 5:00am PDT
, jim, i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs. and i like pbs, i love big bird, i actually love you too but i'm not going to keep on spending money on things to borrow money from china to pay for it. >> tell me how to get to sesame street. the comments blew up on twitter. somebody creating a an @firebigbird account. so romney using the sesame street analogy, did he get his point across? >> i think he showed a little humor and spontaneity, which is good for him to showb robotic. it made the point he wanted to cut spending and get the deficit under control. in that regard i think he was effect wif that. >> jim, thanks for getting up earl wiy with us. >>> also weighing in last night, a group of political science students from san jose state. they watched the debate together in downtown san jose. after it was over, even some of the president's biggest supporters in that room felt that romney had a slight edge. >> overall romney from my perspective did a little bit better. he wasn't as specific as obama, but he set out to attack obama more. >> a political science professor from san jose
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 8:00pm EDT
brought to you in part by aarp virginia, league of women voters of virginia, wtvr cbs 6 and pbs, community idea station. we want to say thanks again to the candidates for appearing together on the stage tonight. we heard a lot about social security, medicare. many of the issues voters of virginia are facing. we want to thank those voters and our live audience for taking part and wavening. don't forget, election day is now less than a month away. on behalf of everyone who brought this debate to you, i'm bill fitzgerald. good night. >> all this month and until election day, c-span is bringing you white house and senate debates around the country. on c-span television networks c-span radio and c-span.org. tomorrow we're in west virginia for the debate between democratic governor earl ray tomlin and republican challenger bill moloti. live coverage starts at 7:00 p.m. eastern. wednesday, we move to massachusetts for the third debate between republican senator scott brown and his democratic challenger, elizabeth warren at 7:00 eastern. and thursday the only debate between the vice pre
CSPAN
Oct 9, 2012 2:00am EDT
. see one of my favorite clips is on pbs and the presidential, the american experience. there's a wonderful two-part documentary on dwight eisenhower and one of my favorite clips is eisenhower returning to uniform in 1951 and taking up his nato command and they show him exchanging a salute with a female officer. it is all business. in other words quite eisenhower does not see it as male/female. he is an officer and she is a superior offers are and they are exchanging. it's a very interesting picture selection. dwight eisenhower was somebody who come the closest i can come to that as he gave the commencement address. he was very proud of my sister, my three sisters and there were four of us grandchildren and he addressed the shipley school in the spring of 1967 and he was addressing these hemlines that were going up, the miniskirts. he said remember that ankles are always neat but needs arise now become something like this. he was not very moderate that he was somebody who loved people, male or female, he loved humanity and that really came through in everything that i experienced
CSPAN
Oct 2, 2012 1:00am EDT
. my condolences. she appears on the brian lair show and has contributed to npr, bbc, and pbs. next to her as greg marx, co- editor of our selling state product. if you have seen his riding -- writings, he is doing some interesting commentary on how the campaign is being conducted. finally, my old colleague at newsday. a columnist at newsday and a political analyst for the fox news channel. ellis henican is the author of "home team." and "in the blink of an eye." of stormyvoice i on 2021. about we will give the floor to michael howe and his presentation which will give some material to react on. it is all yours. >> thank you. i am happy to be here. i would like to think -- thank aj for inviting me. we are analyzing election from a data perspective. we believe that we are going from the perspective of data being apolitical. we are measuring influence, the amplification of media and sources and journalists with in the election coverage. we have a unique methodology by which we are doing that measurement. be in just of the traditional print and broadcast. on the video shot -- on the ra
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